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Attack Force Z

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Attack Force Z (alternatively titled The Z Men) is a 1982 Australian-Taiwanese World War II film, directed by Tim Burstall. [1]

25 relations: Cannes Film Festival, Channel 4, Chris Haywood, Empire of Japan, Eric Jupp, Folding kayak, Imperial Japanese Army, John McCallum (actor), John Phillip Law, John Waters (actor), Ko Chun-hsiung, Lee Robinson (director), Mel Gibson, Operation Opossum, Phillip Noyce, Roger Marshall (screenwriter), Sam Neill, Sylvia Chang, Taiwan, Ternate, The Highest Honor, The New York Times, Tim Burstall, World War II, Z Special Unit.

Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Chris Haywood

Chris Haywood (born 24 July 1948) is an English Australian-based film and television actor, writer and producer, Haywood has also worked as a casting director and art director.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Eric Jupp

Eric Jupp (7 January 1922 – 2 January 2003) was a British-born musician, composer, arranger and conductor who gained wide popularity in Australia after settling there in the 1960s, hosting a long-running light music TV show and composing for film and TV.

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Folding kayak

A folding kayak is a direct descendant of the original Inuit kayak made of animal skins stretched over frames made from wood and bones.

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Imperial Japanese Army

The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.

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John McCallum (actor)

John Neil McCallum,, (14 March 19183 February 2010) was an Australian theatre and film actor, highly successful in Britain.

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John Phillip Law

John Phillip Law (September 7, 1937 – May 13, 2008) was an American film actor.

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John Waters (actor)

John Russell Waters (born 8 December 1948) is an English-born film, theatre and television actor, singer, guitarist, songwriter and musician best known in Australia, where he moved to in 1968.

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Ko Chun-hsiung

Ko Chun-hsiung (15 January 1945 – 6 December 2015) was a Taiwanese actor, director and politician.

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Lee Robinson (director)

Lee Robinson (22 February 1923 – 22 September 2003) was an Australian producer, director and screenwriter who was Australia's most prolific filmmaker of the 1950s.

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Mel Gibson

Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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Operation Opossum

Operation Opossum was a World War II raid undertaken by Australia's Z Special Unit in 1945 on the island of Ternate near Borneo to rescue the Sultan of Ternate, Iskander Muhammad Jabit Syah.

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Phillip Noyce

Phillip Noyce (born 29 April 1950) is an Australian film director.

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Roger Marshall (screenwriter)

Roger Marshall is an English television screenwriter.

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Sam Neill

Nigel John Dermot Neill (born 14 September 1947), known professionally as Sam Neill, is a New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict, Possession, and Dead Calm and on television in Reilly, Ace of Spies.

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Sylvia Chang

Sylvia Chang Ai-chia (born 21 July 1953) is a Taiwanese actress, writer, singer, producer and director.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Ternate

Ternate is an island in the Maluku Islands (Moluccas) of eastern Indonesia.

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The Highest Honor

The Highest Honour is a 1982 Australian film about Operation Jaywick and Operation Rimau by Z Special Unit during World War II.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Tim Burstall

Timothy Burstall AM (20 April 1927 – 19 April 2004) was an English Australian film director, writer and producer, best known for hit Australian movie Alvin Purple (1973) and its sequel Alvin Rides Again.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Z Special Unit

Z Special Unit—also known as Special Operations Executive (SOE), Special Operations Australia (SOA) or the Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD)—was a joint Allied special forces unit formed during the Second World War to operate behind Japanese lines in South East Asia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_Force_Z

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